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Victory! “Anti-Sanctuary” Bill Defeated, Wisconsin Immigrant Communities Call on Gov. Walker to Veto Anti-ID Card Bill

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, Voces de la Frontera, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org  “Anti-Sanctuary” Bill Defeated, Wisconsin Immigrant Communities Call on Gov. Walker to Veto Anti-ID Card Bill *Photos and timeline of past months’ organizing below* Last night, the Wisconsin State Senate adjourned for the year without taking up Assembly Bill 450, a bill […]

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Job Opportunities at Voces / Oportunidades de trabajo en Voces

Madison organizer Job Description Lead Youth Organizer Job Description 2015 (1) If you are interested in volunteering with the organization, please call us at (414) 643-1620, or email primitivo@vdlf.org.

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NEXT STEPS / PRÓXIMOS PASOS EN LUCHA

ESPAÑOL ABAJO Click on this link to sign online petition to stop AB 450 and SB 533. http://bit.ly/noab450sb533 Call Governor Walker at (608) 266-1212. Click on this link to find your Senator’s phone number and call! If you are a dairy worker, ask your employer to send this letter to the local Senator and the Governor. Become […]

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HOY ES UN DÍA SIN LATINOS E INMIGRANTES EN WISCONSIN / TODAY IS A DAY WITHOUT LATINOS AND

Thursday, February 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, Voces de la Frontera, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org TODAY IS A DAY WITHOUT LATINOS AND IMMIGRANTS IN WISCONSIN   Work stoppages, business closures, and student walk-outs seen statewide Latinos, immigrants, students, workers, business owners and allies will unite across Wisconsin to defeat racist, anti-immigrant legislation AB450/SB369 […]

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ALERT: Wisconsin Republicans to Hold Hearing on Anti-Immigrant Bill Tuesday

ALERT: Wisconsin Republicans to Hold Hearing on Anti-Immigrant Bill Tuesday Inspired by Donald Trump, Republicans are pushing forward a bill to make police and local officials to ask people about their immigration status   Republicans in Madison are holding a public hearing tomorrow, December 15th, at 9:30am in Room 400 Northeast of the Capitol on Trump-inspired anti-immigrant […]

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Governor Walker Stokes the Flames of Hatred for Refugees

Governor Walker Stokes the Flames of Hatred for Refugees  In the Middle East as in Central America, we must accept refugees forced to move by our own policies MILWAUKEE, WI – Yesterday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker called on President Obama to not accept refugees from the Syrian Civil War into the United States, and further stated […]

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Join us for the 2015 “Día de Muertos” Gala with Congressman Luis Gutiérrez!

JOIN US FOR THIS YEAR’S GALA!  HONOR THE DEAD AND FIGHT FOR THE LIVING   YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER U.S. CONGRESSMAN LUIS GUTIÉRREZ    Come celebrate our accomplishments, recognize grassroots leaders, and continue the rich traditions of the Day of the Dead!    Individual tickets are $65 for member and $85 for non-members. You […]

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IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY MEMBERS RESPOND TO ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF

MILWAUKEE – In response to President Obama’s November 20th announcement that the White House will take executive action on immigration, Voces de la Frontera released the following statement:  “We welcome this historic step towards equality that comes as a result of the tireless efforts of community members,” said Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera. “We know […]

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White House Immigration Relief Delay: Politics Over People

In response to the President’s announcement that he will again delay executive action on immigration, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, exective director of Voces de la Frontera, released the following: “Today’s news is a clear statement from Washington that once again, politics trumps the lives of people. Six years ago, President Obama was elected on a pledge to pass immigration […]

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In Solidarity With Rasmea Odeh

The Board of Directors of Voces de la Frontera passed a resolution in solidarity with Rasmea Odeh, a Palestinian-American activist, educator, and community organizer who is currently being tried by an immigration court through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for immigration fraud.  DHS is seeking to strip her of her citizenship and deport her […]

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